Incident Summary:

11/09/2008: On Sunday, the Maharashtra police discovered seven crude bombs in a grass heap at Majargaon village in Jalna district. No group claimed responsibility for the attempted bombing.

GTD ID:
200811090022

When:
2008-11-09

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Maharashtra

City:
Near Jalna

Location Details:
The attempted attack took place in Majargaon village, Jalna, Maharashtra.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity
Specific Description The target of the attack was unknown.
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Seven crude explosive devices were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"South Asia Terrorism Portal, "Seven Crude Bombs Defused in Maharashtra," http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/detailed_news.asp?date1=11/10/2008#1 (November 10, 2008)."
"United New of India, "Seven Live Bombs Found in Jalna," Lexis Nexis, United News of India, November, 9, 2008."